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Sudan civil war: UN receiving reports of starvation deaths

The World Food Programme (WFP) says it is receiving reports of people dying of starvation in Sudan, where a war has displaced millions of people since last April.

Violence is escalating between the army and a rival paramilitary force as they fight for control of the country.

  • Kalkidan Yibeltal
  • BBC

Security threats and roadblocks have made the work of humanitarian agencies nearly impossible.

Nearly five million people across Sudan now face emergency levels of hunger.

This is twice the number since the start of the conflict, according to the WFP.

The humanitarian body says it has only been able to deliver vital aid to 10% of…

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